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before the storm

before the storm

Pitigliano, Tuscany

looks peaceful enough at this moment...but it was a classic case of the calm before the storm...minutes later rain arrived in a torrential downpour...people were stranded inside the restaurant by the intensity of the rainfall...others were trapped by the bar, where it was easier to make the best of the situation..so I'm told..

Nikon D90
Nikkor 18-200mm - 2s f/11.0 at 27.0mm iso200 full exif

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Steve Morris16-Jun-2010 16:01
Lovely tranquil night vista David. A beer in that bar would be great - storm or no storm!BV
Ali Majdfar16-Jun-2010 07:36
Fantastic night capture! ~V
peterjay4515-Jun-2010 16:33
Another wonderful night scene. V.
Guest 15-Jun-2010 08:57
Moody scene! Love it
Paco López15-Jun-2010 05:37
Excellent! V!
Walter O. Koenig15-Jun-2010 03:33
Wonderful ambiance in this night scene. Very nice work with the exposure. "V"
Mairéad14-Jun-2010 21:37
An enticing night view of this quiet street- lovely golden light. V
bill friedlander14-Jun-2010 21:19
Good thing there are posts out in front in case the cars couldn't see where they were going in the down pour. I guess you were pretty unlucky with the weather, but you got a very fine shot here anyways. V
Peter Sussex14-Jun-2010 20:51
So you say restaurant owners cause regular downpours to raise their income:) Fantastic atmosphere of the silence before storm. Fine work David!
Patricia Kay14-Jun-2010 20:21
A beautiful night scene David...shame about the toreential rain though...BV
Colin Storey14-Jun-2010 19:52
Wonderful night scene, it does look very peacful. v
zyziza14-Jun-2010 19:15
Yes, wonderful mood!
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an nguyen14-Jun-2010 19:09
What a wonderful mood .
What a beautiful night . If you don't tell us about the storm, I would say, stay out and enjoy the night .
H2M14-Jun-2010 18:35
Very still atmosphere before the Deluge. V!!
Jim Coffman14-Jun-2010 15:01
Absolutely superb,David!! V
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